Evart junior has high hopes for softball season


EVART — Sabrina McKay is in her second year of varsity softball and is hoping to help the Evart softball team enjoy success on the ball diamond.

McKay, a junior, and her Evart softball teammates have been waiting to get the season started after poor weather postponed games from last week.

“We had a good team. We worked well together,” McKay said of last season’s squad. “I improved a lot. I was moved around from catcher to second.”

McKay is focusing on shortstop right now and figures she has a good arm for that position.

“I played it when I was younger,” she said. “There’s a lot (of challenges).”

The softball team has been outdoors a couple of times but because of a wet field, the Wildcats have been spending most of their time indoors.

“I think that will make the girls a little...we have some (new players) they won’t get enough time inside that they could get the experience from outside,” she said. “I wish this rain would go away.”

McKay is looking for her hitting to be “better than average,” this season. “I know what to look for.”

Evart had a double header last week with Buckley, plus their Wildcat Classic canceled because of the weather. They’re scheduled to play Farwell on Thursday at home.

“We’re coming along pretty good with all the new girls we have,” McKay said. “The older girls are trying to help them. I think we’ll be OK this year. We’re working pretty good.”